How Atheists Have Borrowed From Religious Liberals

James McGrath put in to words what I have thought on a few different occasions:

When atheists point out errors, historical issues and stories that defy belief or moral acceptance in the Bible, for the most part that information (when it is accurate) derives from the scholarship pioneered and for the most part carried out by liberal religious believers. Liberal Christians have been denouncing much of popular piety as superstition long before atheistsadvocating pioneering, expanding and embracing scientific understanding even when this infringed on what was traditionally considered God’s turf.

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